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Raphael (1483 -1520) - Renaissance Artist
Raphael Sanzio (1483-1520)
Italian Renaissance
The Holy Family
Baldassare Castiglione
Portrait of the Artist with a Friend
The Holy Family (known as The Great Holy Family of Francois I)
Canvas
81½ x 55" (207 x 140 cm)
Louvre (entered in 1882)
Baldassare (Balthasar) Castiglione
1514/15
Canvas
34¼ x 26" (82 x 67 cm)
Louvre (acquired in 1661)
Portrait of the Artist with a Friend (Traditionally described as his fencing master)
Wood
39 x 32½" (99 x 83 cm)
Louvre
The School of Athens
La Belle Jardiniere
The Virgin with the Veil
The School of Athens
1510 - 11
Fresco
The Vatican
La Belle Jardiniere (Virgin and Child with the infant St John the Baptist in a Landscape)
1507
Wood
48 x 31½" (122 x 80 cm)
Louvre
The Virgin with the Veil
Wood
27 x 19¼" (68 x 49cm)
Louvre (acquired 1743)

Did you know . . .?
. . . after much disagreement by art historians, it is now accepted that Jan Van Eyck had an older brother, Pictor Hubertus Eyck (Hubert), who worked with Jan on Adoration of the Lamb.

. . . Florentine master painter Giotto di Bondone (1267 -1337) was also an accomplished architect? In 1334 Giotto's architectural skills were employed when he was put in charge of the building operations of Florence Cathedral for which he painted several panel pieces. The most celebrated piece being Ognisanti Madonna (1305 - 10).

Book Reviews
Paintings in the Louvre
Read the review of this magnificent art resource by Sir Lawrence Gowing.
Links
Raphaello Sanzio (Raphael)

The School of Athens Project

The School of Athens - clickable image

Fine Art Prints
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